IMM Cologne 13: Dear Disaster by Jenny Ekdahl

Posted By Gudy Herder / January 15, 2013 / 4 Comments

Cuando vuelves de una feria como la IMM Cologne con tanto material y no sabes por donde empezar, ¿qué hacer? Supongo empezar por alguna de las piezas que te han gustado más. Así que voy a hacer eso, y mientras tanto preparo todo el material que he coleccionado y lo voy publicando poco a poco, y sí, será bastante mono temático me temo esta semana, y la que viene, y…ya veremos!

You know when you have that much material coming back from a trade show such as the IMM Cologne, you don’t even know where to start with? So, I thought I would give you a little teaser of what was one of my favorite pieces I spotted yesterday meanwhile I am preparing lots of more information for you. And be prepared , it will be kind of mono topic the upcoming days…

El trabajo de graduación de la deseñadora sueca Jenny Ekdahl fue presentado dentro del marco de los Premios de Innovación de Interiores y me enamoró enseguida cuando descubrí que yo podía interactuar en el diseño cambiando de dirección y color las gotas de agua. El punto de partida fue la reflexión de que un desastre natural ofrece mucha destrucción, la oportunidad de un nuevo crecimiento después y también un recordatorio como toda vida comenzó. Se trata de un proyecto de una solo objeto realizado con más de 400 piezas. Aquí podéis ver más de su trabajo. Y voy a publicar más trabajos de los premios próximamente.

Swedish designer Jenny Ekdahl presented Dear Disaster as a graduation project at the show at the Interior Innovation Awards and I immediately fell in love with that cabinet when I found out I could directly interact in the design by moving what seems water drops. Her starting point was a natural disaster which at the same time offers destruction and the opportunity for new life or a reminder of how life once begun. It is a one-off project made by more than 400 pieces. You can see more of her work here. And I will publish soon more works of the other awarded young designers.

 

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  • Lena
    January 15, 2013 at 11:31 pm

    What a special piece of furniture, a very good pick as a teaser! I won’t mind your being mono-thematic, I’m sure you found some little treasures. And I’m glad that you’ll feature some more young designers. There’s so much talent out there and the big players are often less interesting, I think.

    • Gudy
      January 16, 2013 at 10:51 am

      Yes Lena, young designers are so fresh, that exhibit was my favorite find on the show, honestly!!

  • January 16, 2013 at 1:39 am

    A great start Gudy, that cabinet is amazing how it’s interactive, such a great idea. I like the colour tones also. Looking forward to more please! M x

    • Gudy
      January 16, 2013 at 10:51 am

      Hi Mel, yes, there will be a lot more, hope you guys don’t get bored!

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